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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Saxifragaceae

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Saxifragaceae is a family of flowering plant with about 460 known species in 36 genera. In Europe there are 12 genera. Most members of the Saxifrage family are herbs, and usually have a flower cluster held well above the basal whorl of leaves.